H.M.S. Vesper (1917)

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H.M.S. Vesper (1917)
Pendant Number: F.39 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: A. Stephen[2]
Launched: 15 Dec, 1917[3]
Completed: 20 Feb, 1918[4]
Sold:

H.M.S. Vesper was one of twenty-five "V" class destroyers completed for the Royal Navy in 1917-18.

Service

Vesper was re-commissioned on 25 August, 1920.[5]

Vesper was re-commissioned at Chatham on 15 August, 1924.[6]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

Hugh Rose Troup may have been loaned to the ship in early 1923.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 73.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 83.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 83.
  4. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 312.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 883.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 281.
  7. Legge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/170. f. 574.
  8. The Navy List. (August, 1920). p. 883.
  9. Legge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/170. f. 574.
  10. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 883.
  11. Iffy date. Making it match Keate's Service Record end date.
  12. Holt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/179. f. 240.
  13. Holt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/179. f. 240.
  14. Wyndham-Quin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/322. f. 696.
  15. Wyndham-Quin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/322. f. 696.
  16. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 208.
  17. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 208.
  18. Thomson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/76. f. 432. Date is that of her re-commissioning.
  19. Thomson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/76. f. 432.
  20. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 280.

Bibliography


"V" Class Destroyer
Admiralty Design
Vancouver Vanessa Vanity Vanquisher Vanoc
Vega Velox Vehement Venturous Vendetta
Venetia Verdun Versatile Verulam Vesper
  Vidette Violent Vimiera Vittoria  
  Vivacious Vivien Vortigern Vectis  
Thornycroft Specials
  Viceroy Viscount  
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